Day Trip to Kekova by Boat from Demre

Summer is the best season to spend your day soaking up the sun on a boat trip from Demre, visiting Kekova’s most beautiful bays along the Mediterranean Sea.

This daily boat trip gives you plenty of time to swim in the crystal-clear waters of the Turkish coastline, including Gökkaya Bay, a popular destination for exciting water sports, and Karemlik Bay, an excellent spot for finding turtles!

  • Includes

    Lunch, 7-hours boat trip

  • What to bring

    Sunglasses, Sun hat, Sunscreen, Swimwear, Towel

Demre – Kekova Tour Route

  • Demre Harbour

    Get ready for your action-packed day on the water! Make your way to Demre harbour before departing for the boat trip between 10 and 10:30 a.m.

  • Kekova Island and Sunken City

    Discover the fascinating secrets of Kekova’s history on this unique adventure around the Sunken City. The ancient city of Dolchiste was flooded due to an earthquake in the 2nd century, and its resulting underwater ruins never fail to leave an impression. Since this is a protected area, swimming is not permitted here, so what better way to explore the site than by cruising alongside the ruins on our boat with a glass window at the bottom, giving you a chance to capture unforgettable photos?

  • Simena Castle

    Entrance fee: 4 euros (or free with Museum Pass Turkey or Mediterranean Museum Pass)

    Our boat will drop anchor in Kaleköy port (ancient Simena) for one hour, giving you time to visit this small authentic village which is home to castle ruins and a necropolis. A hike up the hillside will provide you with magnificent views of the Kekova region. If you’d prefer to admire Simena Castle from down below, you can use your remaining time to take another dip in the gorgeous blue waters.

  • Esmeralda Bay

    Time for a lunch and swim break at beautiful Esmeralda Bay, where you can enjoy peace and tranquillity during this fun journey.

  • Burç Bay

    A 40-minute swim break in Burç Bay follows lunch. The sea is a little cooler in this area due to the cold underwater natural springs.

  • Gökkaya Bay

    We’ll stop to swim in Gökkaya Bay, where you can experience the natural beauty of the area and opt to participate in one of the various exciting water sports on offer.

  • Pirates Cave

    Discover this intriguing, naturally-formed cave renowned for its large size and curved entrance.

  • Karemlik Bay

    There are 8 known types of turtles worldwide, 5 of which can be found in the Mediterranean. At Karemlik Bay, you’ll have the chance to look for these majestic creatures in their natural habitat.

  • Demre Harbour

    After an exciting adventure, we’ll return to Demre Harbour, where this memorable boat trip ends. You can go to the centre for dinner options or continue to your next destination.

Frequently Asked Questions

Prices starting from 36 

, but please select the date and number of people from the calendar for current prices.

Kekova boat trip departs from the harbour of Demre (Andriake)

Kekova Island, Kekova Sunken City, Simena Castle, Esmeralda Bay, Burç Bay, Gökkaya Bay, Pirates Cave, Karemlik Bay

Prices starting from 36 

Adult (Age 12-99)
Children (Age 5-11)
Infant (Age 1-4)
- Free


  • 7-hours boat trip
  • Lunch

    Main dish:

    Seasonal salad:
    Lettuce, Arugula, Parsley, Green onion, Cress, Mint, Carrot grater, Tomato slices, Olive oil with lemon sauce.

    Fruit or Dessert:
    Watermelon or seasonal fruits.


  • Additional food and drinks
  • Beach towels
  • Castle of Simena Entrance Ticket (€4)

Cancellation policies

  • Cancel up to 3 days in advance for a full refund

A cancellation by the client must be made by phone or e-mail. The date that we or its agents receive the letter determines the cancellation charge applicable.

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